SOLD! - Feb 7, 2016 - BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Turquoise Retro Mid Century Vintage 1957 RCA Victor Model 8-X-8L AM Tube Radio Sounds Great!
BLUETOOTH MP3 READY - Turquoise Retro Mid Century Vintage 1957 RCA Victor Model 8-X-8L AM Tube Radio Sounds Great!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 13" x 5" x 7" (l x w x h)
YOUTUBE VIDEO here with Bluetooth MP3 demonstration
BLUETOOTH MP3: Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. See details here
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop Tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1957 in excellent working condition. Cabinet is original molded turquoise color. These old Jetsons styled radios in rare colors are becoming more and more collectible. This is a particularly rare design so it should fare well in the future resale market. The front grill is in excellent condition. Only the smallest hairline crack beginning on the top beginning from the back rear edge. No repairs, repaints. Tuning knob is original and securely attached. Volume knob is original. This radio is one of the better ones for listening purposes. It has dual speakers. And very loud. The radio is louder than Bluetooth mode so you need to adjust the volume accordingly when you switch between modes. This radio is almost 60 years old! Dial light works brightly. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The power cable is securely attached. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The tubes are working fine. All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. There is no loud or pervasive hum. There is no loud or pervasive static between stations. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment no pets. When this radio was new, tailfins were all the rage!